Designed for a young family in the suburban area of Rondebosch, Cape Town, this house sits on an elongated site with views towards Devil’s Peak and The Back Table, which is the south-eastern edge of the iconic Table Mountain.
Against a backdrop of rugged dunes typical of the Buenos Aires coastline, with a beautiful landscape, we were commissioned to design a house, with the request for a program of regular needs for a weekend house and a limited budget.
Make is delighted to announce that its design for a 53-storey, mixed-use tower at Meridian Gate on the Isle of Dogs has been approved by Tower Hamlets. Tower Hamlets described the scheme in their planning committee report as “an elegant tower which makes a positive contribution to the skyline.”
“The owners brief was to design a flexible contemporary family residence. The site was spectacular requiring a design that could respond to a challenging slopped corner site and its aspects” says Thaabe Ramabina of SAOTA.
The British Council announce that London-based architectural studio Carmody Groarke will design the UK Pavilion at the 2015 Feria Internacional del Libro in Guadalajara, Mexico, the largest Spanish-language literary festival in the world. The UK will be Guest of Honour at the 2015 festival.
Initial plans for Newcastle University’s £58m Urban Sciences Building unveiled: housing the University’s world-class School of Computing Science, the development will be at the forefront of urban innovation and includes a public performance space, a decision theatre for the visualisation and interpretation of urban data and a rooftop wild-flower meadow.
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and the Landscape Institute on behalf of Birmingham City Council are pleased to announce the shortlist in the international open design competition to redesign Birmingham’s Centenary Square.
The project presents a unique, radical proposal of an extraordinary singularity and quality. By starting from a very simple structure it generates a multitude of very interesting interpretations. It has the virtue of owning the existing space by rooting the building to its context in a very neat and original form, with a very strong inherent beauty.
In these times of sustainable development and fostering heritage, the city of Montigny-lès-Metz, decided to rehabilitate and extend the Montigny-les-Metz Aquatic Centre, located at 19 rue Pierre de Coubertin.
No. 1 Shanghai, a 180m tall, 34 storey commercial tower created by state developer the Shanghai International Shipping Service Centre (SISSC) has achieved an Outstanding design rating under BREEAM, the world’s foremost sustainability standard for buildings.